Tag: WHO

COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective for children − Health Minister assures

COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective for children − Health Minister assures

- October 21, 2022

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony, on Friday, addressed a social media video from an unidentified source using the Pan American ... Read More

Gov’t formulating five-year mental health awareness plan − Dr Anthony

Gov’t formulating five-year mental health awareness plan − Dr Anthony

- October 11, 2022

- Mental health awareness activities launched As part of a collaborative effort to raise awareness of mental health issues and ... Read More

WHO establishes negotiating body to prepare for future pandemics

WHO establishes negotiating body to prepare for future pandemics

- February 24, 2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has established an Inter-governmental Negotiating Body (INB) that will help prepare countries for any pandemic ... Read More

Enforcement of legislation seeing decrease in tobacco use – Health Minister

Enforcement of legislation seeing decrease in tobacco use – Health Minister

- November 2, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP, said steps by the government to reduce the consumption and exposure to tobacco ... Read More

Approval for the importation and use of the COVID-19 vaccines in Guyana

Approval for the importation and use of the COVID-19 vaccines in Guyana

- June 17, 2021

The Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) wishes to advise the general public; that the importation and use of all ... Read More

Opposition Leader’s statement on Sputnik V vaccines reckless, self-serving – President Ali

Opposition Leader’s statement on Sputnik V vaccines reckless, self-serving – President Ali

- June 17, 2021

—Pleads with citizens to heed calls of health officials, scientists and to get vaccinated  His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali this afternoon ... Read More

Govt supports GWI strategy to improve access, quality of water

Govt supports GWI strategy to improve access, quality of water

- May 28, 2021

Guyana Water Incorporated wishes to present the following facts on issues being circulated on social media regarding the company's operations, ... Read More

We will vaccinate every Guyanese, as long as they are willing to be vaccinated

We will vaccinate every Guyanese, as long as they are willing to be vaccinated

- March 13, 2021

In the letter columns of the papers, some concerns surrounding the vaccination campaign have been raised. The Ministry of Health ... Read More

Guyana gets 3000 AstraZeneca vaccines from Barbados

Guyana gets 3000 AstraZeneca vaccines from Barbados

- February 10, 2021

-frontline workers, CARICOM officials to benefit first  Miister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, this afternoon, received 3,000 doses of ... Read More

Guyana aiming to be filaria-free in 2021

Guyana aiming to be filaria-free in 2021

- December 11, 2020

− final mass drug programme in February The Ministry of Health will introduce its final mass drug administration (MDA) programme ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.